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New Challenge Awaits Incoming Heavener Director

After a successful 12-year tenure as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA—guiding the program to extraordinary heights—Dr. Alex Sevilla is ready for a new challenge. Dr. Sevilla has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business, the College’s undergraduate school. He takes over for Dr.

UF MBA elevates interim director to lead state’s top program

GAINESVILLE, Fla.  – The Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business has appointed John Gresley as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. Gresley, 37, had served in those roles on an interim basis since April when Dr. Alex Sevilla, who directed

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Heavener School of Business rises in US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business improved to No. 17 among U.S. public undergraduate business programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” edition released Tuesday. The Heavener School, which ranked 18th among publics last year, also climbed two spots to No. 27 among all U.S.

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UF MBA Director to lead Heavener School of Business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Alex Sevilla, who has guided UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business to its place among the nation’s premier MBA programs, has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business. Dr. Sevilla replaces Dr. Brian Ray, who announced his intention

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UF MBA finishes in top 10 in three key metrics in latest US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Hough Graduate School of Business’s impressive results in career placement and admissions selectivity rates were some of the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2017” edition released today. Among the top 75 full-time programs to appear in U.S. News’s overall rankings,

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UF MBA named world’s No. 3 online program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Financial Times ranked the Online Program at UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business No. 3 in the world in its “Online MBA 2016” rankings released today. UF MBA’s prominent finish marks the third consecutive year it has been ranked in the top 5

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US News ranks UF MBA Online Program among the nation’s top five

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA’s Online Program again ranked among the nation’s top five in U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Online Programs” rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Online Program ranked fourth in the country, and scored 92 out of a possible 100 points. UF MBA was just one

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UF MBA achieves program highs in career placement, salaries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students graduating in 2015 from the full-time UF MBA program at the Hough Graduate School of Business posted record performances in career placement and compensation according to Craig Petrus, Director of Graduate Business Career Services (GBCS). The career placement rates for students at graduation (85.1%) and three

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The Princeton Review recognizes UF MBA for program quality

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business placed in the top 10 in the “Best Administered” and “Best Classroom Experience” categories in The Princeton Review’s “Best 295 Business Schools 2016″ edition. UF MBA ranked third in the nation in the “Best Administered” category, and was

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UF MBA continues impressive ascent in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Full-Time and MBA for Professionals Programs soared considerably in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2015 MBA Rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Full-Time Program improved seven spots to No. 41 in the nation, and 16th among U.S. public MBA programs. The MBA